Phone Comparison - Xiaomi Mi 4 vs ZTE Nubia Z9 mini vs ZTE Nubia Z9 Max

general General Info

Manufacturer Xiaomi ZTE ZTE
Announced July 2014 March 2015 March 2015
Status Available - Q3 2014 Available - April 2015 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 10,200 ($150.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.2 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm
(5.48 x 2.7 x 0.35 in)
141.3 x 69.8 x 8.2 mm
(5.56 x 2.75 x 0.32 in)
154.8 x 76.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.09 x 3.02 x 0.31 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2000
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2000
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.3 (KitKat) Nubia UI 2.8, Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Nubia UI 2.8, Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405 Adreno 430
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/64 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.14% 69.75% 70.16%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash Dual-LED Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera 8 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3080 mAh 2900 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by - Up to 750 h (3G) Up to 666 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 43 h (3G) Up to 40 h (3G)